Tag Archives: kids

Run Chelle, Run!

I’ve been absent from my blog for over a month and I have to admit I have missed blogging.  My absence in blogging is because I am guilty of being a mom in my spare time; a soccer mom, track … Continue reading

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A Kid’s Perspective of Farm Work

I had a comment on one of my blog posts  about youth working on the farm from a person who thought farmers were forcing their kids to work on the farm.  They indicated we were wrong to do this and … Continue reading

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Will My Children Be Allowed to Work on Our Farm?

Last week I traveled to Washington, DC to testify before the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade (Subcommittee of the House Committee on Small Business) on behalf of America’s farmers and ranchers about the Department of Labor’s proposed rules regarding … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Watching You Dad

Yesterday morning, Kevin walked into my office followed by our son, Conner, about 10 paces behind him.  Kevin was in a hurry and was walking very briskly and little Conner was doing his best to keep up.  He knew dad … Continue reading

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